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Environmental protection and the law of war

"Fifth Geneva" Convention on the Protection of the Environment in Time of Armed Conflict (Conference) (1991 London)

Environmental protection and the law of war

a "Fifth Geneva" Convention on the Protection of the Environment in Time of Armed Conflict

by "Fifth Geneva" Convention on the Protection of the Environment in Time of Armed Conflict (Conference) (1991 London)

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Published by Belhaven Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[edited by] Glen Plant.
ContributionsPlant, Glen.
The Physical Object
Pagination302p.
Number of Pages302
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22811863M
ISBN 101852932341

  A thoroughly absorbing book for those who are interested in the environment, or for those studying Law. Environmental law was one of the subjects in my final year of a law degree. This book was listed as essential reading, but rather than a dry pompously academic book (as so many law books are) this gets to the point and explains it extremely well/5(3). Code of Federal Regulations, Ti Protection of Environment, Part 63 (Section to End), Revised as of July 1, Cfr Title 40 Pt 62(end);code Of Federal Regulations(paper) Title. LAW ON ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION (No. 52//QH11) Pursuant to the Constitution of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, which was amended and supplemented under Resolution No. 51//QH10 of Decem , of the Xth National Assembly, the 10th session; This Law provides for environmental protection. Chapter I GENERAL PROVISIONS Article File Size: KB.


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